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Poland ease out Swiss in Euros into quarters

Adam Nawalka's side are into the quarter-finals for the first time in their history, surviving a revival from the Swiss before a superb performance in the shootout
Granit Xhaka's woeful penalty proved decisive as Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 in a shooutout to render redundant Xherdan Shaq [...]

Thu, 07 July 2016


Brexit poses problem for Real Madrid over Bale

Gareth Bale’s future could cause Real Madrid problems after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.
The Wales international will now become a non-EU player at the Santiago Bernabeu following 'Brexit', with La Liga clubs only allowed a maximum of three in their squads. [...]

Thu, 07 July 2016


Nolito set for Man City move after Guardiola call

Celta Vigo ace Nolito is close to joining Manchester City after speaking with Pep Guardiola, according to the forward’s uncle.
The 29-year-old was targeted by Barcelona in the January transfer window but the Spanish champions have since cooled their interest.
Nolito is currently part [...]

Thu, 07 July 2016


Nigeria mourns Amodu, dies at 58

Former Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu has died at the age of 58, the national football federation has announced.
Nigeria's technical director, Amodu, who had four spells as coach of the Super Eagles, had complained of chest pains on Friday.
Amodu led Nigeria to qualification for the 2002 [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Rousing farewell for Muhammad Ali at Louisville memorial

Rousing tributes have been paid to boxing legend Muhammad Ali at a memorial service in his home city of Louisville, Kentucky.
Muslim, Christian, Jewish and other speakers spoke of his fight for civil rights, while a message from President Barack Obama praised his originality.
The interfait [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Defiant de Gea denies sex case allegations

The Manchester United goalkeeper appears in a police report alongside Iker Muniain, but has rejected the accusations and pledged to keep fighting in the tournament
David de Gea has strongly denied any involvement in an alleged sex case, while insisting that he will stay with the Spain team at Eu [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Current England side lack experience of Euro ’96 stars – Anderton

England’s European Championship hopes could be derailed by a lack of experience – with Roy Hodgson’s men lacking the know-how and leadership of the team that reached the last four of the competition in 1996.
That’s the view of Darren Anderton, who was a member of the last [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Arsenal born Nigerian star, Akpom, gets chance after loan

A representative of on-loan Hull City striker, Chuba Akpom has hinted that the player will return to Arsenal at the end of the season after getting assurances from manager Arsene Wenger that he will be considered for the first team if he distinguishes himself during pre-season.
Akpom who is curr [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


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